With the appointment decision dated 6 August 2022 published in the Official Gazette, TCDD Taşımacılık A.Ş. Ufuk Yalçın, who was appointed as the General Manager and Chairman of the Board of Directors, took over from Hasan Pezük.
Deputy Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Enver İskurt and Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure Personnel General Manager Leyla Akıncı attended the handover ceremony.
Who is Ufuk Yalçın?
He was born in 1975 in Istanbul. He started his primary education in Bostancı, Istanbul, in Gümüşhane, and completed his secondary education in Istanbul. Kadıköy He completed his high school education at Bostancı Secondary School and Hayrullah Kefoğlu High School.
After graduating from Karadeniz Technical University, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Department of Mechanical Engineering in 1997, he started his career as an Application Engineer in the private sector in 1997.
In 1998, he started to work as a Light Metro Vehicles Mechanical Maintenance Engineer at IBB Istanbul Transportation Inc. He left for military service while he was working as Light Metro Mechanical Workshop Supervisor at Istanbul Transportation Inc.
Upon his return from military service, he worked as Light Metro Heavy Maintenance Workshop Chief at Istanbul Transportation Inc. between 2002-2013; In 2013, he was appointed as the Production Coordinator in the Domestic Tram Vehicle Project at IMM Istanbul Transportation Inc. After this duty, he served as Workshops Heavy Maintenance Coordinator and Heavy Maintenance and Supply Manager, respectively.
Between 2016-2018, he gave lectures on graduation thesis and graduation project at the Department of Rail Systems Engineering at Karabuk University.
While working as the Assistant General Manager responsible for technical affairs between 2018-2020, he started to work as the General Manager Advisor at TCDD Teknik Mühendislik ve Müşavirlik A.Ş.
Ufuk Yalçın, who has been working as the Business Development and Project Management Director since October 2020, was appointed as the General Manager of TCDD Teknik Mühendislik ve Müşavirlik A.Ş in May 2022.
As of August 2022, 382, with the Presidential Decree No. 5/2022, TCDD Taşımacılık A.Ş. He was appointed as the General Manager and Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Yalçın, who is married and has 2 children, speaks English.